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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014 5 Enjoy wildlife areas, but remember the permit Submitted by DEPT of GAME & FiSHSanta Fe The Department of Game and Fish wants to remind visitors to purchase the required licenses and permits before visiting Wild- t life Management Areas owned by the State Game Commission. Of- ricers will be educating the pub- lic about the requirements and issuing misdemeanor citations for noncompliance. Anyone 18 years of age and older accessing Wildlife Manage- ment Areas are required to have a valid hunting or fishing license or a Gaining Access into Nature permit and a $4 Habitat Manage- ment and Access Validation stamp. The department urges visi- tors to purchase their licenses and permits before their trip. Licenses and permits can be purchased online at the New Mexico Depart- ment of Game and Fish website at, by phone at (888) 248-6866, at all department offices or at license vendors. Commission-owned proper- ties, such as Bear Canyon, Bill Evans Lake, Heart Bar, Lake Rob- erts and the Pecos Canyon prop- erties, allow wildlife a safe place during crucial breeding and win- tering times. They also give visi- tors the opportunity to access some of the most beautiful and. wild places in New Mexico. Visi- tors to these areas must abide by all restrictions and posted no- tices. Learn more about Wildlife Management Area activities and closures by visiting under WNI00U Weel¢00 Word[ ,nv,ted to g,ve By PRISCILLA PEREAIDirector (575)527-8799, Ext. 110. FREE COMPUTER CLASSES !! ! ! The computer classes will be hosted at the Hidalgo County Learning Center, starting June 2nd. Class sessions include: • Basic Computer Class • Introduction to the Internet • Social Media and Internet Tools for Businesses • Skill-up For more information call or come by the Learning Center, 520 West Second St., (575)542-3315 Space is limited so register today ! At lordsburg or call CAA at FREE ONLINE GED CLASSES!!! GED Orientation/ Registration will be held Wednes- day, May 28th starting at llam. The spring semester is wrap- ping up and the fall semester is just a few months away. If you need to register for the summer or fall classes, please come by the office or call for an appointment. Future students are always wel- come to come by the Learning Center to obtain more informa- tion. If you are interested in learn- ing more about Western New Mexico University drop in and speak to Priscilla. I $ou,hwes, Area Fishing 00epor* .......................................... This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been gener- ated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. CATCHES OF THE WEEK: • Eagle Nest Lake: April 30, Don Pannell, Billy Pannell and Tim Kornele of northwestern Okla- homa caught eight northern pike that ranged in size from 30 to 34 inches. May 2, this trio caught 13 northern pike ranging in size from 29 to 35 inches. They were using spoons and Rapalas. April 30, Don Merritt of Albuquerque caught a 38-inch northern pike. He was using a Rapala. • Lake Maloya: May 3, Joe and Andy Varlejos took an afternoon break from their turkey hunt and caught and released more than 100 rainbow trout which in- cluded one 24-inch trout and one 20-inch trout. All the fish were caught on Pistol Petes. May 4, Kristine Olsen of Dalhart, Texas, caught and released several rain- bow trout in the 12 to 20:inch class. She was using a Kastmastor. • Pesos River: April 30, Josh Hanson of Albuquerque caught and released a 24-inch rainbow trout He was fishing about a half- mile above the Terrero camp- ground and using a bead-head prince nymph under a stimulator. • Red River City Ponds: May 4, Marcelo Taimen Richert, age 3, of Taos, caught three rainbow trout up to 19 inches. He was fish- ing at the youth pond and was using worms. • Young Pond! May 2, Jaedin Caldwell of Las Cruces caught a 21-inch, 5-pound catfish. He was using smoked sausage. If you have a catch of the week story or just want to tell us about your latest New Mexico fishing experience, send it to us at We may include your story in our next report. For catches of the week, include name, date, and location, type of fish, length and weight if possible and bait, lure or fly used. SOUTHWEST AREA Bear Canyon: Fishing was fair Courtesy N 4 Dept. of l ,,s. I using Power Bait, Pistol Petes and . salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports on other species. Bill Evans Lake: We had no re- ports from anglers this week. Caballo Lake: Fishing was good using minnows and small jigs for crappie• Fishing was good using white Bombers, jerk baits and grubs for white bass• Fishing was fair to good .using spinner-night crawler rigs, minnows, Wally Divers and Flicker Shad for wall- eye. We had no reports on other species• Elephant Butte Lake: Fishing was fair to good using sweet bea- vers, tubes, senkos, jigs and crank baits for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass• Fishing was good using crank baits, jerk baits and Flicker Shad for white bass• Fishing was slow to fair using crank baits for walleye• Fishing was fair using tubes, minnows and small jigs for crappie• Fish- ing was fair using hot'dogs and night crawlers for catfish• We had no reports on other species. The Marina Del Sur, Rock Canyon and Dam Site marinas are open. The surface temp was in the low 60s. Escondidja Lake: Fishing was slow for all species. Gila River: Water flow on the Gila as of this past Monday was 57 cfs. We had no reports from anglers. Glenwood Pond: We had no re- ports from anglers this week• Lake Roberts: A construction project to improve the dam has begun and extremely low lake levels make it increasingly diffi- cult to fish. The project is ex- . pected to continue into the sum- merl The lake is still open to bank fishing but we had no reports from anglers this week• Percha Dam: We had no reports from anglers this week• Quemado Lake: Fishing was fair to good using worms, Power Bait and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports on tiger musky• Rio Grands: Water flow below Elephant Butte on Monday was 2.0 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week. Snow Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week. Young Pond: Fishing was slow to fair using worms, corn, salmon eggs and Power Bait for trout• We had no reports on other species• input on rules Submitted by NM DEPT of GAME & FiSHSanta Ire New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Silver City area to give comments on several big-game hunting rules during a public meeting at 6 p.m. May 5 in the Grant County Com- mission meeting room of the Grant County Administration Building, 1400 Highway 180 East. Participants are asked to bring their questions, concer.ns and ideas. The department is seeking public input about proposed hunting rules for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn and oryx. The department also is seeking input for turkey and migratory game bird hunting rules. Times and locations of meetings, as well as rule development sched- ules for the various species are posted on the department website. The department reviews and revises hunting rules every four years. Public involvement is in- valuable, and ensures diverse perspectives will help influence rules and license numbers of hunt- ing seasons for 2015 through 2019. Proposed adjustments to the rules are available for public re- view on the department website,, by clicking on "For review and com- ment". Public comments, along with biological information, management goals and harvest and survey data will be consid- ered. by the State Game Commis- sion when finalizing the rules later this year. Elks hosting Memorial Day raffle , The Lordsburg Elks Lodge #1813 is currently selling Memo- rial Day raffle tickets• The raffle prize is an ice chest, 2 camping chairs, barbecue tools and a $30 beef gift certificate to Saucedo's Super Market. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Tickets are available at the Hidalgo County Herald or from Elk members. The drawing will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014. Hidalgo Co..ty Heritage Society Save Our Building Help Restore the Enrichment Center for mote information call (575) 542-9716 or email hcheritagesociety@yahoo,com 2014 Lordsburg High School Lady Maverick Softball )ATE Thurs.-Sat. March 6-8 Thurs.-Sat. March 13-15 Sat. March 22 Tuesday, March 25 Tuesday, April 1 Saturday, April 5" Tuesday, April 8 Thursday, April 10 Saturday, April 12 Thursday, April 17 Tuesday, April 22 Friday, April 25 Tuesday, April 29 Thursday, May 1 May 14, 2014 May 15-17, 2014 OPPONENT TIME Cobre Tournament TBA Hot Springs Tournament TBA vs. Capitan (V, JV) 1:00/3:00 PM @ Hot Springs (V, V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Hot Springs (V, V) 3/5PM @ Tularosa (V/V) Noon/2:00 PM vs. Cobre (JV/V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. MVCS (JV/V) 3:00/5:00 PM @ Hatch (V/JV) 11:00/1:00 PM @ Capitan (V, V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Tularosa (V/V) 3/5PM @ Cobre (V/V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Hatch (V, V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. MVCS (JV/V) 3:00/5:00 PM A-2A - Round of 16 Single Elimination, Rio Rancho HS Quarterfinals-Finals Double Elimination Gabby Olivas, Kayci Alvarez, Taylor Gandara, Vanessa Pantoja, Taylor Hayes, Rishae Allen, Alyssa Palacios, Jessica Sanchez, and Jenn Gonzalez. Photos by JAMIE DIAZlLordsburg Mavericks do well at District Track Meet Courtesy submission The LHS boys' and girls' track teams competed in Cobre last Friday in the District 5AA Track Meet. The boys were able to capture the district champi- onship by a nar- row margin of 152-147 over Cobre. This is the third district championship in four years for the boys. The girls finished rive points from second place and both groups were able to qualify multiple events to the state track meet. The boys team will compete in 12 events in Al- buquerque while the girls will compete in 6. Scoring at the district meet for the girls were: 1 st Place Rishae Allen-- Triple Jump (SQ), 32' 1" Vanessa Pantoja--100 Hurdles (SQ), 17.09 Seconds; 300 Hurdles (SQ) 49.55 Sec- onds 400 Relay-- Lala Martinez, Rishae Allen, Gabby Artiaga, Vanessa Pantoja (SQ), 53.59 Sec- onds 2 nd Place Taylor Hayes--Shot Put (SQ), 32'0" Vanessa Pantoja--Long Jump (SQ), 14'6" Kacie Alvarez--300 Hurdles (SQ), 53.68 Seconds 3 d Place Taylor Hayes--Discus, 76'1" 4x200 Rela3,--Lala Martin6z, Taylor Gandara, Vanessa Pantoja, Rishae Allen, 1:57.64 Rishae Allen--200 M, 28.0 Sec- onds; Long Jump, 14'6" 4 th Place Kacie Alvarez--Long Jump, 14'0" 5 th Place Lala Martnez--Javelin, 85'7" 6 th Place Kacie Alvarez--100 Hurdles, 20.0 Seconds Scoring at the district meet for the boys were: 1 st Place Mark Thomas--Discus (SQ), 132'1" JJ Escobar--High Jump (SQ), 5'10"; Long Jump (SQ), 19'9"; Triple Jump (SQ), 41'1"; 300 Hurdles (SQ), 41.9 Seconds Adam Murillo--Javelin (SQ), 152'0" 2014 Lordsburg High School Boys' Baseball OPPONENT TIME @ Hot Springs (V/V) 3/5 PM @ Socorro Invite (V/V/V) TBA vs. Silver City (V/V) 3:00/5:00 PM @ Cobre (JV/V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Hatch (JV/V) 11:00/1:00 PM vs. Tularosa (JV/V) Noon/2:00 PM @ Mesilla Valley Christian (JV/V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Cobre (V/V) 3:00/5:00 PM @ Hatch (V/V) 3:00/5:00 PM vs. Hot Springs (V/V) 3:00/5:00 PM @ Tularosa (V/V) 4:00/6:00 PM vs. Mesilla Valley Christian (V/V) 11:00/1:00 PM @ State First Round TBA @ State Tournament - Albuquerque TB, DATE Tuesday, March 18 Th.urs.-Sat. March 20-22 Tuesday, March 25 Tuesday, April 1 Saturday, April 5 Saturday, April 12 Monday, April 14 Thursday, April 17 Tuesday, April 22 Thursday, April 24 Tuesday, April 29 Sat. May 3 Wednesday, May 7 Wed.-Fri. May 14-16 2 "d Place Brandon Strain--High Jump (SQ), 5'8"; 200 M (SQ), 23.91 Seconds Adam Murillo--Shot Put (SQ), 1600 Medley Relay--Jaime Artiaga, Johnny Plowman, Hondo Estrada, and Isaiah Torres 400 Relay--Vanessa Pantoja, Gabby Artiaga, LaLa Martinez, and Rishae Allen 38'11" Joe Gonzalez---Triple Jump (SQ), 38'8" JJ Escobarmll0 Hurdles (SQ), 16.82 Seconds 400 Relay--Joseph Gonzalez, Brandon Strain, Raymond Saucedo, Ernie Rodriguez (SQ), 45.22 Seconds 800 Relay--Jordan Seawright, Raymond Saucedo, Ernie Rodriguez, Brandon Strain, 1:38•91 16013 Relay--:Joseph Gonzales, Jeremy Pantoja, Orion Moreno, Ernie Rodriguez, 3:49 3 rd Place Jacob Esquivel--Discus, 116'9" Jeremy Pantoja--Long Jump, 18'10" Aaron Chavez--Javelin (SQ), 146'0" Joseph Gonzales---400 M, 54.72 Seconds Orion Moreno--300 Hurdles, 46.52 Seconds 1600 Medley Relay--Johnny Plowman, Isaiah Torres, Hondo Estrada, Jaime Artiaga, 4:19.59 Randy Rodriguez--3200 M, 12:35.75 4 th Place Johnny Plow- man-Long Jump, 18'7" Brandon Strain-- Pole Vault, 9'0" Orion Moreno-- 110 Hurdles, 17.78 Seconds Jordan Seawright-- 100M, 11.68 Seconds Joseph Gonzales--800 M, 2:19.39 5 th Place Johnny Plow- man-High Jump, 5'2" Mark Thomas-- Shot Put, 37'5" Raymond Saucedo-- Triple Jump, 35' 10" • H o n d o Estrada--Pole Vault, 9'0" Jordan Seawright--400 M, 54.81 Sec- onds; 200 M, 24.31 Seconds 6 th Place Orion Moreno & Derik Lopez-- High Jump, 5'2" E r n i e Rodriguez-- Shot Put, 36'2" Jaime Artiaga-- Pole Vault, 8'6" Santos Saenz--300 Hurdles, 51.94 Seconds JJ Escobar and Vanessa Pantoja were also high point boy and girl for the District Track Meet. Escobar scored 33 points while Pantoja scored 23. Both teams will be competing in the AA State Championship this weekend in Albuquerque• Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) For more resources, visit StopBullying,gov. • 3.0n-3 ,ketball Tournament Friday ' May 23-25 LHS Gymnasium * Lordsburg, NM l'e" l0 and under 2 and Under {a,eTI, 16 and Under Girls 16 and Under Boys e "ea- 17 and older Girls 17 and older Boys ¢5 ] n REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May t5, 2014 ......... ($$ due flay el touraamenf) For more information contact Jamie Diez at jamiediaz6@hotmafl,com or 575.519.0474 or DJ Saucedo at 575,639,298i • Depe.dno on ke number o( older mns* (am, ournamen ma be#. Feiday ntght